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Type de contrat
Fixed Term Contract
Senior Test Analyst
Ref #
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Description & Requirements

Position Purpose
The main purpose of a ‘Senior Test Analyst’ is:
  • Understand the business requirements, convert them to test cases and perform functional, regression and technical tests for projects. 
  • Work across different projects with internal, offshore and external stakeholders to manage the testing from start to the end of the project. This can include system, integration, UAT and performance testing.
  • Act as a Test lead for various projects including completing test strategy and project reporting.
  • Interacting with and supporting colleagues overseas including Chennai, India. 
  • Implementing and contributing to testing team standards, policies & best practices
  • Display the desire, aptitude and flexibility to adapt to working patterns and organisational structures used by the Development Teams and the wider CIB Security Services IT teams.
  • Escalate any issues or risks in a timely manner

The responsibilities of the role include:
  • Preparing and executing test plan, test scenarios, and test scripts. 
  • Preparing Test Strategies and Test Completion reports.
  • Acting as Test and/or UAT Lead for various projects.
  • Collaborating with Business to understand the scope
  • Assist in test estimates for the given requirements
  • Identifying the risk & coming up with mitigation plan
  • Completing a gap analysis
  • Creation of test data
  • Carry out tests and identify defects to qualify a release 
  • Perform database validation ( Hands on DB testing)
  • Status reporting and dash boarding
  • Carry out the root cause analysis for any defect leakages
  • Sharing the knowledge with the team
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of the testing practise
  • Oversight and mentoring Junior Test Analyst 
  • Contribute to automation scripts
Competencies (Technical / Behavioral)
  • Analysis and problem solving: Gathers and analyses information, applies critical thinking and solves problems and completes testing activities. Can strike an appropriate balance between own analysis vs. seeking assistance. 
  • Collaboration and team work: Develops and maintains a good working relationship with others. Provides support to other team members and seeks the same from others. They will not be reticent in raising issues or asking colleagues and managers for guidance or help.
  • Communication: Write, speak and present information effectively, relevantly and in a timely fashion
  • Continuous improvement: They have a continuous improvement mentality, and the maturity to not be frustrated by an environment that changes rapidly and is constantly growing.  They will be able to deal with competing priorities without becoming overwhelmed, and will be able to bring clarity to ambiguous situations.
  • Drive for results: The Senior Test Analyst has a proven ability to deliver results in a demanding environment, and is committed to performing their function fully in order to meet deadlines and quality standards. The successful candidate has an excellent work ethic, and will be committed to assisting the team achieve its goals.  They are personally accountable, and enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done.  
  • Innovation: Develop and implement original ideas, approaches and solutions to typical, unusual or difficult situations or problems
  • Negotiation & conflict resolution: Negotiates or mediates sound agreements in situations where there is disagreement or differences in interests
  • Strategic thinking: Understands the business, and anticipates business needs, reflecting this in the approach to current solutions
Experience and Qualifications required

  • At least 7 years’ experience in testing
  • At least 5 years’ financial services functional testing experience in areas such as:
  1. Financial markets, middle office operations
  2. Custody, fund accounting and/or unit registry
  3. Reporting – Regulatory (APRA, ASIC), Performance and Compliance etc. 
  • At least 4 years’ experience with testing reporting and dash boarding
  • At least 2 years’ experience providing oversight to others 
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an agile environment 
  • At least 2 years’ experience in database and data warehouse testing
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with an offshore team
  • Experience with Automation tools like Selenium, Azure Devops, UFT etc.
  • Regression testing experience and expertise with tools / suites.
  • Exposure to investment administration applications (e.g. HiPortfolio, Simcorp, Multifonds), unit pricing application (e.g. pControl) or similar. 
  • Experience with Safe/Scrum/Kanban
  • Experience with Agile tools like Jira / Azure Devops /Confluence

As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds

BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.

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